Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Comfort Cookie

This past Monday, June 25, 2012¬†would have been my dad’s 77th birthday. For the most part, I had a¬†pretty good day. Of course, I had my moments of sadness. But the weather here was picture-perfect – “his” kind of weather. … Continue reading

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The anger phase? Yeah, felt it

“Grief is the price we pay for love.” – Queen Elizabeth II The florist did exactly as instructed: Use flowers with patriotic colors, make them look “masculine,” and for Heaven’s sake, please don’t arrange them to look like they are … Continue reading

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Dear Daddy

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” – Jim Valvano Dear Dad Daddy, I am not sure when I graduated from calling you “Daddy,” but I assume sometime in grade school. … Continue reading

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Mixing it up again in Lynne’s Lab

Yes, making my own household cleaning and personal care items continues in my kitchen. So far, the results of the deodorant, laundry detergent and liquid hand soap have been favorable. They have also inspired others to give it a try… … Continue reading

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On hope and rainbows

“And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton This past Sunday brought an eclectic mix of weather. Warm sunshine and then a cloudy gust … Continue reading

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Soap sud success from Lynne’s Lab

“Anyone’s life truly lived consists of work, sunshine, exercise, soap, plenty of fresh air, and a happy contented spirit.” Lillie Langtry Last week I had a blast in my kitchen. I blogged about making my own deodorant, and how that … Continue reading

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